Indigenous Muslims in Assam to conduct their own ‘NRC’, object to being identified with immigrant ‘Miya’ Muslims: Report
“Our religion and names may be the same but the indigenous Muslims have a distinct identity, given by the Ahom and Koch kings,” says Aowal while talking about distinguishing themselves from the migrant Miya population
NIA charge-sheet says Akhil Gogoi was planning to stoke violence by inciting Assamese people against Bengali population in Assam: Report
The NIA said that the Akhil Gogoi and the witness addressed a massive crowd of over 6,000 people which later turned violent.
Gauhati High Court lifts Assam police’s ban on Assamese TV show Begum Jaan, which allegedly promoted ‘love jihad’
Gauhati High Court accepted Rengoni TV's argument that rules were not followed while banning the shor Begum Jaan by Assam police
Assamese TV serial ‘Begum Jaan’ banned temporarily for 2 months after Hindu groups accuse it of promoting ‘Love Jihad’
The Assamese serial Begm Jaan has been facing protests from Hindu groups since its first telecast on Rengoni channel in July
The Linguistic Minority Department of Assam has proposed to offer monetary assistance of up to Rs 40000 to Bengali Hindu brides or grooms marrying into Assamese families.
Assam may consider ‘ethnic tribe’ nomenclature to 40 lakh Assamese-speaking Muslims of Brahmaputra valley: Report
The new proposal is yet to receive the approval of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. The nomenclature is expected to be approved before the start of the socio-economic census.
Bharat Ratna: Mallikarjun Kharge booked for his remarks on Bhupen Hazarika which hurt sentiments of Assamese people
Kharge had criticised the government for 'choosing a singer' over Lingayat spiritual leader Shivakumar Swami who passed away on 21st January.
After expressing displeasure with toilets and cooking gas, The Wire now trains its gun against Assamese Gamosa
Raju Das -
Wire is wrong in saying that Gamosa has become a symbol of insecurity in Assam
Assam’s NRC vs Jammu and Kashmir’s PRC: Drawing parallel among distinct laws and acknowledging the ‘liberal’ double-standard
There is a constant attempt by liberal scholars who cultivate the thought that nationalism is subservient to constitutionalism
We have to be realistic about current circumstances.